Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

The Initiative is coordinated by researchers at the Institute for Theory of Condensed Matter at KIT. The KIT team consists of theorists who have made major contributions to problems in the areas of quantum transport, mesoscopic physics, and hydrodynamics of electronic materials with particular focus on graphene and related systems. 

Weizmann Institute of Science

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The Weizmann Institute team consists of theoretical and experimental groups. The theoretical group is led by Gregory Falkovich who is one world-leading experts in the field of fluid dynamics. The experimental group of Shahal Ilani is a world leader in the scanning probe imaging and has recently achieved the first observation of Poiseuille flow of hydrodynamic electrons.

Fondanzione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologica

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The Genova group led by Marco Polini is renowned for its works on the theory of Fermi-liquid hydrodynamics as well as solid-state optics and plasmonics.

The University of Manchester

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The Manchester team consists of experimental and theoretical groups. The experimental group (Andre Geim, Irina Grigorieva) is famous for the Nobel-Prize winning discovery of graphene and possesses an outstanding expertise in investigation of its transport and magnetic properties. Recent activity of the group had a particular focus on van der Waals heterostructures. The theory group (Alessandro Principi) has a superb research record in modelling optical, transport and magnetic properties of graphene.

Stichting Katholieke Universiteit

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The Nijmegen group (Mikhail Katsnelson, Mikhail Titov) is renowned for ground-breaking theoretical results that have provided theoretical foundation for graphene research. The group has also outstanding expertise in computational approaches to strongly correlated systems and in hydrodynamics of multiband materials.

Wolfram Research Europe Limited

The Wolfram Research group (leaders: Jon McLoone, Mark Braithwaite) has an outstanding experience in development of computational technologies that include platforms and algorithms for solving complex problems of hydrodynamics.

Universidad de Chile

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The University of Chile group led by Luis Foa Torres has a proven record of research on computational approaches to quantum transport and, in particular, to periodically driven systems.

Louisiana State University

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The Louisiana group led by Daniel Sheehy has a strong research record in the field of hydrodynamics of strongly-interacting many-body systems, including graphene at criticality.